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Vajolet Towers Rock Climbing 

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The Vajolet Towers


Three beautiful limestone towers, Torre Delago, Torre Stabeler and Torre Winkler, just north of the Rosengarten group. This area is steeped in climbing history. The Torre Winkler was first climbed(free solo both up and down) in 1887(!) by Georg Winkler. Vajolet is Italian for violet.

The Torre Winkler was the setting for the opening sequence of the movie 'Cliffhanger.'

Getting There 

Take the paved road from Pera di Fassa, usually by a bus/taxi to just below the Rifugio Gardeccia. From there follow the marked path and scramble upwards to the Rifugio Alberto/Gartl Hut. This hut is a great place to stay with reasonable prices. Total time on approach is 1.5-2 hours.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Vajolet Towers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Vajolet Towers:
South-west Arete (Delagokante)   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 400'   Torre Delago
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Featured Route For Vajolet Towers
Rock Climbing Photo: Torre winkler, winkler crack on the right

Winkler Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  Europe : Italy : ... : Winkler Tower
Pitches 1-2 are as for normal route. Pretty ease low 5 th class scrambling. P3 is a long traverse pitch 40 m or so heading right wards and slightly down to reach the large yellow crack which gives the route its name. A cemented ring for the belay. P4 5.6-5.7 Climb the wall just right of the crack then move back left into the crack and climb to a bulge. Pull though this and continue to a ledge. Alternatively, follow holds right to avoid the bulge then cut back left and climb a short chimney to th...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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